StatCan COVID-19: Data to Insights for a Better Canada
A series of articles on various subjects which explore the impact of COVID-19 on the socio-economic landscape. New articles will be released periodically.
- Impact of COVID-19 on businesses majority-owned by visible minorities, third quarter of 2020
Different communities in Canada have been impacted in various ways by the COVID-19 pandemic. Using the data from the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions, a comparison was made to assess the impact of COVID-19 on businesses majority-owned by visible minorities. Differences were noted in certain areas: these businesses were more likely to experience a decrease in revenue, have less liquidity, be unable to take on more debt, and be approved for funding or credit. This article further explores the impacts these businesses are experiencing during these unprecedented times.
- Impact of COVID-19 on businesses majority-owned by women, third quarter of 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Canadian economy and the ability of businesses to operate. Using data from the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions, a comparison was made to assess the impact of COVID-19 on businesses majority-owned by women.
- COVID-19 and the beef supply chain: An overview
This article presents an analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the Canadian beef supply chain, from Ranch to Slaughter House, from Wholesale to Retail and from domestic market to Imports/Exports. The study uses various data sources from Statistics Canada and Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) with main focus on wholesale services prices. This publication also uses data from the product-based development project for the Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) using the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS). The product-based WSPI data are not yet released to the public.
Latest releases from The Daily
Surveys on the impacts of COVID-19
Statistics Canada is accelerating data collection in response to the urgent need for information to help the country respond to, and recover from, the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. Please participate in any of our crowdsourcing data collections that may be applicable to you, and check back here often for new topics.
New topic: Impacts of COVID-19 on Health Care Workers: Infection Prevention and Control (ICHCWIPC) – Collection is from November 24 to December 13, 2021
Serving Canadians while navigating a path to recovery
As we continue to move forward in these uncharted times, the importance of providing reliable statistics to Canadians becomes more evident. The social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled an extraordinary demand for real-time, high quality data on Canada's people, society and economy. In step with this demand, Statistics Canada hastened its data collection and dissemination of insights on the impacts of COVID-19 on businesses and individuals.
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